Car Free Day encourages participants to reduce their driving and choose alternate means of getting around, such as biking, walking, vanpooling, teleworking, riding a train, bus, or subway, or driving an electric vehicle for one day, September 22.   Car Free Day Events On Long Island, the 511NY Rideshare team partnered with Transit Solutions to promote Car Free Day and hosted or...

We've learned over the past 18 months that many jobs can be done successfully from anywhere. With new COVID variants impacting reopening plans across the state, we checked in with our 511NY Rideshare partners to learn more about their current work arrangements, and plans moving. We hope their stories can help you evaluate your own worksite needs and plan for the future. Here's what we learned...

Throughout April, 482 people pledged to take part in at least one environmentally-conscious activity, including: Participating in Meatless Monday Using reusable products (bags, mugs, water bottles) Combining errands to cut down on driving Taking public transit instead of driving Walking or biking instead of driving Turning the thermostat up or down 2...

Since June 2020, the 511NY Rideshare team, with our partners at Clean Air NY, NYCDOT, and Bike NY have hosted 33 virtual biking events. These events allowed us to distribute 5,275 bike helmets and register 802 new 511NY Rideshare members.  After their virtual biking event, SUNY Downstate Health Science University Employees said: "This was very helpful to better plan my ride to work and...

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Visit the Reopening Resources page for up-to-date transit and transportation information for essential workers, and telework information for new and experienced teleworkers.
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Need to travel through the Bronx during the ongoing construction? The 511NY Rideshare Team is here to help. Plan an alternate commute and keep up with upcoming projects our Bronx Construction Page.
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Know before you go. Check out our weather page to prepare before a storm occurs, and stay informed during a weather event.

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